Seven Nights

Your city after dark

Thursday, May 23

Dive into Memorial Day weekend at Surrender’s nighttime pool party, Splash Dance Thursdays. Rock your raddest ’80s pastel swimwear for Miami-based Frenchman Cedric Gervais’s Vegas Vice-themed party, Le Show. (At Wynn, 10:30 p.m., Saving the world is so 2011. In 2013, it’s time to Free the Universe. Grab your fellow spacemen and hyperdrive over to Haze for Major Lazer. (In Aria, 10:30 p.m.,

Friday, May 24

There’s a snowstorm at the Cosmopolitan! No wait, that’s just 4,000 summer-white-wearing partygoers snowballing toward Armin van Buuren’s White Party at Marquee Nightclub. Whoever gets the most stains wins! (In the Cosmopolitan, 9:30 p.m., Strip the music down, cut the colorful lights and roll the Black Dice with Eric Prydz at Surrender. (In Wynn, 10:30 p.m., Get lost in the glorious labyrinth that is Hakkasan with’s greatest DJ of all time, Tiësto, who may or may not be getting paid in private islands. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., Aussie phenom Dirty South would be freezing in his home hemisphere. Instead he’s here with us for Recess Friday, and we’re all playing hooky at Encore Beach Club. (At Wynn, 12 p.m., If you’re avoiding the Strip’s Memorial Day weekend melee, then dip Downtown to Commonwealth for Posso. Ultra creative BFFs Marylouise Pels and Vanessa Giovacchini bridge design, music and art while adding live vocals to their DJ sets. (In 625 Fremont, midnight,

Saturday, May 25

What’s better than partying with your favorite DJ? Partying with two of your favorite DJs, back to back! Wear shades to the grand opening of Daylight Beach Club, with solo Swedish Mafioso Axwell and Russian wunderkind Zedd. (At Mandalay Bay, 11 a.m., “Get Lucky” at Pure with a live performance by the Daft Punk-collaborating, Grammy Award-winning Pharrell Williams. (In Caesars Palace, 10:30 p.m., Does Calvin Harris really “Need Your Love” and all that “Sweet Nothing” when he’s selling 24 million singles and being named the World’s Most Successful Songwriter (2011 and 2012)? Regardless, we can’t help but “Bounce” when Harris is rockin’ Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., G.O.O.D. Music rap star and Kanye West’s protégé Big Sean is showing no “Mercy” at Ditch Weekend at Palms Pool, where he’ll bring some “Marvin & Chardonnay” to set the mood. (At the Palms, 12 p.m.,

Sunday, May 26

Are you in Las Vegas to see (A) Deadmau5, (B) Steve Aoki (C) All of the above? If you picked (C), you’re in luck. Expect a stacked double set for Deadmau5 Unhooked and Steve Aoki at Hakkasan. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., Speaking of twice the fun, Kaskade is scheduled to play a Summer Lovin’ set at Marquee Dayclub (at the Cosmopolitan, 10 a.m.,, followed by an extended six-hour set at Tao Nightclub. (In the Venetian, 10 p.m., XS Night Swim is one of the coolest parties on the Strip—there’s something dreamlike about swimming in a desert under the stars and getting wet with David Guetta, Sultan + Ned Shepard and Kris Nilsson. (In Encore, 10:30 p.m.,

Monday, May 27

Enjoying this double-DJ trend? XS presents a tag-team set featuring Swedish solo star Steve Angello and Dirty Dutchman Afrojack. (In Encore, 10 p.m., Hakkasan is also tapping Netherlands talent with a big-room blowout from Hardwell to wrap up the Memorial Day weekend lineup. (In MGM Grand, 10 p.m., This is unofficially Dutch Monday, with Sander Van Doorn bringing his distinct brand of progressive electro house for a wet set at Marquee Dayclub that also features the primal pulse of Dutch duo Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano. (At the Cosmopolitan, 10:00 a.m.,

Tuesday, May 28

After a marathon weekend, it’s time to kick back and stretch the legs at Gossip, the pool at Rumor Boutique Resort, where $50 gets you a reserved cabana, bottles of water and a fruit platter to help you rehydrate and relax. (10 a.m., By now, you’re probably relishing a low-key lounge night with local favorite DJ Roger Gangi at Bond. (In the Cosmopolitan, 10 p.m., CosmopolitanLasVegas.)

Wed 29

Make way for one of Las Vegas’ hottest local bands, the Rusty Maples, as they join the Vinyl roster. Brothers Blair and Ian Dewane—along with classically trained cellist Courtney Waldron, bassist Mike Weller and Max Plenke on drums—create a sound that blends garage-punk with folky, indie-rock. (In Hard Rock Hotel, 9:30 p.m.,

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